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Ballroom Dance Course (Beginners & Advanced)

 

Ballroom Dance Course for Students Grade 9-12

Dancing is fun, improves social interaction, physical coordination, and keeps you fit! The ballroom dance course offered at the German International School is based on the British World Dance Council's International Dance Program. The course will start with the foundation of classic and modern social ballroom dance, and the lessons comprise both Standard and Latin dances. The class teaches general ballroom basics, including proper position, rhythmfootwork (for example the difference between toe and heel steps) leading and following as well as the basic steps and one or two figures of various dances.

Dances usually include: Slow Waltz, Foxtrot, Tango, Viennese Waltz, Disco Fox, Rumba, Cha-Cha-Cha, Salsa, Jive/Swing

Furthermore, participants receive an overview of general and ballroom etiquette, including how to ask for a dance, how to behave on the dance floor, and what to do/say if you want to sit out a dance.

This Student Ballroom Dance Course in general is designed for Beginners. No prior ballroom dance experience and no partner is required.

Students with prior ballroom dance experience are also welcome however in this case we encourage to sign up together with a dance partner to participate in this course. For questions please contact the Dance Teacher Team via email: friends@giswashington.org.

Our traditional „End of Course Dance“will be the formal and festive conclusion of our Ballroom Dance Course for all Dance students, their families and other dance enthusiasts of our school community. 

IMPORTANT: Even if you have already indicated your child's interest in the ballroom dance course during your afternoon course registration, you still need to complete the ballroom dance course registration form and make a payment of $290. 

Please email the completed form (see link below) to friends@giswashington.org or drop it off at the Business Office. 

Payment options: Either bring cash or check (payable to FRIENDS of the German International School) to the Business Office

Cost:   $290 per participant for dance course and student's admission ticket to the „End of Course Dance “.

The PayPal payment method is currently not available. Please come back soon or bring a check made out to "FRIENDS of the German International School" to the reception in the main building.

Please direct any questions you may have about the dance program to friends@giswashington.org.

 

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